July, 01. 2018
Are you aware that your mouth is home to entire colonies of microorganisms that recycle what you eat and drink? Bacteria are actually living beings, which means they grow, reproduce and discharge their own waste.
June, 01. 2018
The American Dental Association ongoing recommendation is for people see their dentist every six months for teeth cleaning and a routine oral exam. A dental checkup can be preventative and protect your smile.
May, 01. 2018
We use our teeth every day to bite and chew foods, some soft, others are very hard and sticky, which can place a great deal of stress on the teeth.
April, 01. 2018
Despite all the recent advances in dental care, gum disease is still significantly prevalent in the American population. Unfortunately, it is also one of the leading causes of tooth loss.
March, 01. 2018
Having an x-ray of your mouth is often a vital part of your visit to the dentist. But because x-rays involve exposure to radiation, some patients wonder, “Are dental x-rays safe?”
February, 01. 2018
You bite into a carrot stick and hear this terrible crunching noise, and embarrisngly a dental crown falls out of your mouth. Dr. Guerra, addresses restorative dentistry problems such as the aforementioned situation in his office.
January, 01. 2018
Having missing teeth presents numerous problems. It’s almost impossible eating certain foods, and you get embarrassed when you must smile. And forget about having your picture taken, that’s simply out of the question!
December, 01. 2017
Is there a way to prevent bad breath, because nobody wants it? The medical term for bad breath is Halitosis, is more common than you might think. More than 80 million people suffer from bad breath. The first step is figuring out if you have bad breath, and if so, how to get rid of it, which can be tricky.
November, 01. 2017
No matter how seemingly easy and safe the advertisements indicate, “Do It Yourself” teeth whitening could cause unanticipated problems for you. Billions of dollars are spent every year by consumers on products for teeth. Currently, toothpastes that bleach teeth have obtained more popularity than any other option.
October, 01. 2017
Cosmetic dentistry is a term that describes dental procedures that improve the appearance of your teeth and smile. Not too long ago, cosmetic dentistry was thought of as non-essential. That is no longer true. In fact, the opposite is true now. Cosmetic Dentistry offers several essential benefits.
September, 01. 2017
Having a toothache has been described as one of the worst pains in the world, and as anyone who has had the experience can testify, it certainly can feel like that. Tooth pain can be caused by a number of issues including cavities, tooth decay, and more. Depending on how serious of the dental condition, you may have a small toothache or a massive toothache.
August, 01. 2017
When it comes to food, most people think about what tastes good or what foods will fuel their activities or sports, or maybe help them in their diet so they can lose weight. But, most people rarely ask what foods will keep their teeth healthy? So just as you feed your body, know that there are great healthy food options for your teeth and gums.
July, 01. 2017
Most people have had at least one cavity at some time in their lives, and if we don’t keep up on our oral hygiene, there's a good chance that we'll get a couple more as time goes by. It’s true that cavities can be a great inconvenience, but it is of the utmost importance to get them treated immediately. Early treatment of cavities can help prevent long term damage to your teeth and is an essential part to maintaining a big, beautiful and healthy smile!
June, 01. 2017
THE TOOTHBRUSH: One of the most essential, efficient tools of modern society! But as technology continues to evolve, patients consistently ask us whether it is better to use an electric toothbrush or a manual one. According to various dental authorities and recent Consumer Reports, both electric and manual toothbrushes are equally effective as long as you brush your teeth thoroughly for 2 minutes, twice a day.
May, 01. 2017
According to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the stats show that nearly 70% of adults aged 35 to 44 years in the United States have at least one missing tooth due to tooth decay, gum disease, dental fractures or an accident. If you're missing teeth or have been told you need various procedures, you're probably already weighing the pros and cons of dental implants vs. dentures.
April, 01. 2017
The one indisputable thing all celebrities seem to have in common is
perfect (as in really perfect) teeth. Their teeth are straight, white and
polished. You don't see stains, chips or discoloration. Nope. What you see
on many stars is essentially no imperfections at all. Just a lot of pearly
white choppers. But for many stars it wasn't always this way.
March, 03. 2017
You never know when an emergency will strike. A dental emergency can strike in the middle of the day or night. You might be soundly sleeping when all of a sudden, you are awakened by an unbelievable pain in your mouth. You could be out jogging and unexpectedly stumble, fall, and hit your mouth on something that causes agonizing pain.